ANZAC day services and Parades:


6am dawn service – Present to the parade marshal at Taupo RSA at 5.50am to march to the Great Lake Centre, Tongariro Street, Taupo.

10:30am – Civic service and parade to the Great Lake Centre, Tongariro Street, Taupo.

9am cemetery parade – Taupo Cemetery, Rickit Street.

Southern Lake Taupo

6am dawn service – Waihi Village, Waihi Marae.

10am cemetery parade – Turangi Services Cemetery, Aonini Road.

10.50am Civic Service – Present to the parade marshal in Turangi town centre to march to the Tokaanu-Turangi and Districts RSA for an 11am service.


10.15am cemetery civic service – RSA cemetery, Lake Road.

11am Civic Service – Mangakino District Services and Citizens Club, Wairenga Road.


5:30am – Dawn Service will assemble outside Davis Theatre in Watt St and parade to Cenotaph. Transport available from Memorial Hall to Cenotaph from 5am.

Other services (9.30am) Maxwell Memorial; (10am) St Marys Catholic Church; (10am) Brunswick Hall; (10am) Turakina School; (11am) Maori Service at Moutoa Gardens.


6am – Dawn service held at Waiouru Army Museum.

11am – Citizens service held at Waiouru Army Museum.

Taihape and District:

6am – Dawn service at Taihape War Memorial followed by breakfast at Taihape Workingmen Club.


5:45am – March from RSA to Wayside cross.

6am – Dawn service at Wayside cross.

11am – Civic service, Taumarunui War Memorial Hall.

(Locals are advised that two rounds of gunfire will sound at approximately 6:15am)

Ohakune and Waimarino:

7am – Dawn service and march at Raetihi Cosmopolitan Club, 32 Seddon St, Raetihi.

10am – Citizens service at Ohakune Memorial Gates, Clyde St, Ohakune.


7am – Dawn service at Memorial Hall, assemble at Lower High St 5.45am.

Road closures:


Tongariro Street between Spa Road and Lake Terrace,

5.30am – 8am               9.30am – 12pm

Horomatangi Street between Ruapehu and Titiraupenga Streets,

5.30am – 8am               9.30am – 12pm

Lake Terrace between Tongariro Street and Titiraupenga Street,

5.30am – 8am              9.30am – 12pm

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